Assam Oil Well Fire


'Assam Oil Well Fire' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Assam Oil Well Fire Put Out After Herculean Effort Over 5 Months

    Assam Oil Well Fire Put Out After Herculean Effort Over 5 Months

    More than five months after the Baghjan gas well in Assam's Tinsukia district burst into flames after a blowout that killed three people and is believed to have caused great damage to the region's rich ecology, the fire has been finally doused.

  • Equipment Brought From Canada Being Readied To TackleFor Assam Oil Well Fire

    Equipment Brought From Canada Being Readied To TackleFor Assam Oil Well Fire

    Equipment and accessories required for the snubbing operation at OIL's Baghjan well site, which has been spewing oil for the last 162 days, have been brought from Canada and are being put in place, sources in the oil major said on Thursday.

  • Oil India To Start Production At Assam Blowout Site, Protest Continues

    Oil India To Start Production At Assam Blowout Site, Protest Continues

    Public sector giant Oil India Ltd has decided to restart production using "modern technology" at the site of an oil blowout in Assam's Baghjan. "Our experts and engineers are working to carry out production from the blowout Baghjan oil well using modern technology and within four days they will start the work. It will solve the sound problem as wel...

  • Assam Fire: Oil India To Legally Challenge Pollution Body's Closure Order

    Assam Fire: Oil India To Legally Challenge Pollution Body's Closure Order

    The state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL), which owns and operates gas well no.5 in Baghjan Oilfield that caught fire on June 9 after leaking gas "uncontrollably" since a blowout on May 27, is mulling legal recourse to challenge the "closure notice" by the Pollution Control Board, Assam, or the PCBA.

  • Blockades Lifted, Operations Resume At Gas Wells In Assam's Baghjan

    Blockades Lifted, Operations Resume At Gas Wells In Assam's Baghjan

    Oil India Limited on Sunday said most of its wells in Assam's Baghjan, which were shut due to protests by locals over a fire at a gas well after a days-long blowout, have resumed operations following a meeting with a representative body of residents mediated by the Tinsukia district administration.

  • Assam Pollution Panel Wants Baghjan Oil Fields Closed, Says No Clearance

    Assam Pollution Panel Wants Baghjan Oil Fields Closed, Says No Clearance

    The Assam Pollution Control Board (PCB)has issued a closure notice to the Oil India Limited to shut down all its wells in Baghjan - the site of the gas well fire accident. The pollution body, which did an initial probe into the environmental hazards of the incident, has said that the company has been operating these oil wells without "proper consen...

  • PM Reviews Assam Oil Well Fire, Says Develop Expertise To Avoid Future Accidents

    PM Reviews Assam Oil Well Fire, Says Develop Expertise To Avoid Future Accidents

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the situation arising out of the oil well blow out in Assam's Tinsukia district and pressed for capacity development of organisations to prevent such mishaps in the future.

  • Environmentalists Fear Long-Term Impact Of Oil Well Fire On Assam Biodiversity

    Environmentalists Fear Long-Term Impact Of Oil Well Fire On Assam Biodiversity

    The raging fire at an oil well in Assam's Tinsukia district has caused irreversible damage to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and the Maguri Motapung wetland area besides jeopardising livelihood of people dependent on the land, conservationists said on Friday.

  • Petroleum Ministry Constitutes Committee To Inquire Assam Gas Well Fire

    Petroleum Ministry Constitutes Committee To Inquire Assam Gas Well Fire

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) on Thursday constituted a three-member high-level committee to inquire about the circumstances that led to the blowout incident at Baghjan in Assam.

  • Assam Chief Minister Orders High-Level Probe Into Massive Fire Due To Gas Leak At Oil Well

    Assam Chief Minister Orders High-Level Probe Into Massive Fire Due To Gas Leak At Oil Well

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ordered a high-level inquiry into the circumstances that led to a blowout at a gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Tinsukia district and a subsequent fire that killed two persons.

  • Army Cordons Off Oil Well Fire Site In Assam, Firefighting Ops Continue

    Army Cordons Off Oil Well Fire Site In Assam, Firefighting Ops Continue

    The Army has cordoned off the site of a big oil well fire in Assam's Tinsukia district. The Oil India Ltd's site had been leaking gas for 14 days before it caught fire on Tuesday. Teams of the National Disaster Response Force along with the local authorities are trying to contain the fire.

  • 2 Firefighters Found Dead Near Assam Oil Well, Ops On To Fight Huge Blaze

    2 Firefighters Found Dead Near Assam Oil Well, Ops On To Fight Huge Blaze

    Two firefighters of Oil India Ltd who had been missing were found dead at a wetland near the site of a massive oil well fire in Assam, officials said today. The oil well in upper Assam's Tinsukia district that has been leaking gas for 14 days caught fire on Tuesday. The fire was so intense that it could be seen from as far as 10 km away.

  • Fire in oil well in Assam, no casualties

    A fire broke out in an oil well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in upper Assam's Tinsukia district early this morning. No injury or casualty has been reported so far.

'Assam Oil Well Fire' - 6 Video Result(s)

'Assam Oil Well Fire' - 13 News Result(s)

  • Assam Oil Well Fire Put Out After Herculean Effort Over 5 Months

    Assam Oil Well Fire Put Out After Herculean Effort Over 5 Months

    More than five months after the Baghjan gas well in Assam's Tinsukia district burst into flames after a blowout that killed three people and is believed to have caused great damage to the region's rich ecology, the fire has been finally doused.

  • Equipment Brought From Canada Being Readied To TackleFor Assam Oil Well Fire

    Equipment Brought From Canada Being Readied To TackleFor Assam Oil Well Fire

    Equipment and accessories required for the snubbing operation at OIL's Baghjan well site, which has been spewing oil for the last 162 days, have been brought from Canada and are being put in place, sources in the oil major said on Thursday.

  • Oil India To Start Production At Assam Blowout Site, Protest Continues

    Oil India To Start Production At Assam Blowout Site, Protest Continues

    Public sector giant Oil India Ltd has decided to restart production using "modern technology" at the site of an oil blowout in Assam's Baghjan. "Our experts and engineers are working to carry out production from the blowout Baghjan oil well using modern technology and within four days they will start the work. It will solve the sound problem as wel...

  • Assam Fire: Oil India To Legally Challenge Pollution Body's Closure Order

    Assam Fire: Oil India To Legally Challenge Pollution Body's Closure Order

    The state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL), which owns and operates gas well no.5 in Baghjan Oilfield that caught fire on June 9 after leaking gas "uncontrollably" since a blowout on May 27, is mulling legal recourse to challenge the "closure notice" by the Pollution Control Board, Assam, or the PCBA.

  • Blockades Lifted, Operations Resume At Gas Wells In Assam's Baghjan

    Blockades Lifted, Operations Resume At Gas Wells In Assam's Baghjan

    Oil India Limited on Sunday said most of its wells in Assam's Baghjan, which were shut due to protests by locals over a fire at a gas well after a days-long blowout, have resumed operations following a meeting with a representative body of residents mediated by the Tinsukia district administration.

  • Assam Pollution Panel Wants Baghjan Oil Fields Closed, Says No Clearance

    Assam Pollution Panel Wants Baghjan Oil Fields Closed, Says No Clearance

    The Assam Pollution Control Board (PCB)has issued a closure notice to the Oil India Limited to shut down all its wells in Baghjan - the site of the gas well fire accident. The pollution body, which did an initial probe into the environmental hazards of the incident, has said that the company has been operating these oil wells without "proper consen...

  • PM Reviews Assam Oil Well Fire, Says Develop Expertise To Avoid Future Accidents

    PM Reviews Assam Oil Well Fire, Says Develop Expertise To Avoid Future Accidents

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the situation arising out of the oil well blow out in Assam's Tinsukia district and pressed for capacity development of organisations to prevent such mishaps in the future.

  • Environmentalists Fear Long-Term Impact Of Oil Well Fire On Assam Biodiversity

    Environmentalists Fear Long-Term Impact Of Oil Well Fire On Assam Biodiversity

    The raging fire at an oil well in Assam's Tinsukia district has caused irreversible damage to the Dibru-Saikhowa National Park and the Maguri Motapung wetland area besides jeopardising livelihood of people dependent on the land, conservationists said on Friday.

  • Petroleum Ministry Constitutes Committee To Inquire Assam Gas Well Fire

    Petroleum Ministry Constitutes Committee To Inquire Assam Gas Well Fire

    The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG) on Thursday constituted a three-member high-level committee to inquire about the circumstances that led to the blowout incident at Baghjan in Assam.

  • Assam Chief Minister Orders High-Level Probe Into Massive Fire Due To Gas Leak At Oil Well

    Assam Chief Minister Orders High-Level Probe Into Massive Fire Due To Gas Leak At Oil Well

    Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today ordered a high-level inquiry into the circumstances that led to a blowout at a gas well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in Tinsukia district and a subsequent fire that killed two persons.

  • Army Cordons Off Oil Well Fire Site In Assam, Firefighting Ops Continue

    Army Cordons Off Oil Well Fire Site In Assam, Firefighting Ops Continue

    The Army has cordoned off the site of a big oil well fire in Assam's Tinsukia district. The Oil India Ltd's site had been leaking gas for 14 days before it caught fire on Tuesday. Teams of the National Disaster Response Force along with the local authorities are trying to contain the fire.

  • 2 Firefighters Found Dead Near Assam Oil Well, Ops On To Fight Huge Blaze

    2 Firefighters Found Dead Near Assam Oil Well, Ops On To Fight Huge Blaze

    Two firefighters of Oil India Ltd who had been missing were found dead at a wetland near the site of a massive oil well fire in Assam, officials said today. The oil well in upper Assam's Tinsukia district that has been leaking gas for 14 days caught fire on Tuesday. The fire was so intense that it could be seen from as far as 10 km away.

  • Fire in oil well in Assam, no casualties

    A fire broke out in an oil well of Oil India Limited (OIL) in upper Assam's Tinsukia district early this morning. No injury or casualty has been reported so far.

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